Roberts purchased the boat in 2010 from its previous Victoria based owner, Don Jones. Roberts embarked on some major modifications in 2012 in preparation for the Melbourne to Osaka Double-Handed Yacht Race winning IRC and finishing second on line in a time of 32:05:09:39. Roberts’ most recent Rolex Sydney Hobart was in 2011 where he finished ninth in IRC Division 2. Roberts competed in the ORCV winter series, using the series as crew training before competing in ocean races including the Stanley and West Coaster races, in the lead-up to the Rolex Sydney Hobart.
|Yacht Name||Cadibarra 8|
|Skipper||Paul Roberts (9)|
|Crew||C Miller (1), T Godbert (3), J Mullavey (2), I Davidson (2), F Obermoser, A Gontar, S Pitt, S Stirling|